30 killed in Pakistan flash foods, many missing
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30 killed in Pakistan flash foods, many missing

At least 30 people were killed, 35 injured and scores went missing after flood hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, officials said on Sunday morning. Chitral district mayor…

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China: 3 days of heavy rain leave 50 dead, 12 missing
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China: 3 days of heavy rain leave 50 dead, 12 missing

The Yangtze River flood control headquarters has ordered local authorities to brace for severe floods. Authorities say that three days of heavy rain in southern China have left…

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ISIS Targets Bangladesh Killing 2, Injuring 30, and Detaining 20 [Updated]
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ISIS Targets Bangladesh Killing 2, Injuring 30, and Detaining 20 [Updated]

“The Hindu” reported a terrorist attack that took place in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, on July 1, 2016, at 9.20 p.m. BST. ISIS has taken full…

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Russian spy sought to bug Lithuanian president’s home: prosecutors
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Russian spy sought to bug Lithuanian president’s home: prosecutors

Identified only as Russian FSB security service agent NF, the Russian citizen was charged with espionage, document forgery and illegally crossing the border, the prosecutors’ office said in…

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Xi Jinping warns nations against ‘harm’ to China’s sovereignty
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Xi Jinping warns nations against ‘harm’ to China’s sovereignty

China President Xi Jinping watches a military parade. President Xi Jinping on Friday warned foreign countries against “harming” China’s sovereignty as Beijing braced for a possible adverse verdict…

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Nawaz Sharif’s role is limited, ISI decides key Pakistan policies says Former U.S. diplomat
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Nawaz Sharif’s role is limited, ISI decides key Pakistan policies says Former U.S. diplomat

There are some voices in Pakistan saying they are too isolated in the world and we need to change our policies. I hope …that Pakistan will listen to…

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Croatia receives first group of migrants under EU quota
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Croatia receives first group of migrants under EU quota

Croatia received its first group of migrants from EU on Friday. (representational image; AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) Croatia received on Friday the first group of migrants – four Eritreans arriving…

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Syria’s Assad: Brexit vote shows UK leaders “disconnected from reality”
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Syria’s Assad: Brexit vote shows UK leaders “disconnected from reality”

Lawmakers who had criticised the handling of the civil war in Syria have shown themselves to be “disconnected from reality” says Bashar Al-Assad Syria’s president heaped scorn on…

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Oil and commodities shrug off Brexit slump
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Oil and commodities shrug off Brexit slump

North Sea Brent crude recovered from a Monday low of USD 47.16 to hit USD 49.68 by Friday. Oil approached the end of the week down slightly on…

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Workers’ Union goes on strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino
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Workers’ Union goes on strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino

Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union went on strike against the casino, which is owned by billionaire investor Carl Icahn. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) Striking union members chanted, banged…

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